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Sichuan House

Sichuan House

They might as well have called it spicy house as that’s how I initially read the name. I like houses. A roof over my head is something that I love.  I like spicy. Something to jolt me out of the mundane is good.  A bit […]

Princi

Princi

Princi is so old and well known that it is an institution in Soho. I remember those many, many years ago when I first arrived in London, I would stare with famished hunger at the food as I was swept by their floor to ceiling […]

Social Eating House

Social Eating House

I know I often like to talk about empire building (where’s mine?) but often had to resort to viewing (or trying) someone else’s.   Welcome to the social chain.  There is Pollen Street Social, Little Social, Social Wine and Tapas, City Social, Social Eating House and […]

Gopal’s corner

Gopal’s corner

Sometimes there seems to be something charming about naming a restaurant after yourself.  If you are even more famous, perhaps you can have a street or outside location bearing your name.  Like Nelson’s column or Baker Street.  However, perhaps it might be best to start […]

Nopi

Nopi

Apparently Nopi stands for North of Piccadilly.  With such a clever play on words, I expected the food to be short and precise, reflecting the name of the restaurant.  The dining room, with white and minimalist decor in a high ceiling cavern only served to […]